A.J. Odasso


Raw‐throated I wake, as if
your screaming clawed the cage
of my throat without sound—

all the fearful,
way down.

A.J. Odasso's poetry has appeared in a wide variety of strange and wonderful publications. Her two poetry chapbooks, Devil’s Road Down and Wanderlust, are available from Maverick Duck Press. Her first full collection of poems, Lost Books, was released by Flipped Eye Publishing. She is currently Co‐Editor in the Poetry Department at Strange Horizons Magazine and Co‐Editor of the Dark Mountain Project’s annual anthology.